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groups, as well. >>> it's time for the weather from across this country. wet along the california coast for most of the day. rain expected to spread up the coast to seattle and portland later in the day. and at night, the mid-atlantic region will see a few showers. scattered snow across the desert southwest. >> it is warmer than usual in colorado springs. 50s in chicago and indianapolis. fargo is the cold spot today at 37. honolulu, doesn't that sound nice? will enjoy a high of 83. >> life is tough in hawaii. >>> when we come back, how low can they go? new mortgage rates like we've never seen before. >>> and the future of twinkies, hanging in the balance today. will it all end with some sweet sorrow? >>> and twihards hit the midnight showings of the final "twilight" movie. and the first fan reviews are just coming in. >>> welcome back, everybody. there is a huge settlement this morning, stemming from the gulf oil spill two years ago. bp is pleading guilty to federal charges in connection with the disaster back in april of 2010. they will now pay a record $4.5 billion and possible civil
california, arizona and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation'sed with section and in the northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, being intriguing new research as scientists try to unlock the mystery of autism. >>> and help wanted. why airlines could be scrambling to get pilots in the cockpit. >>> and twinkies on the brink. a nationwide strike could spell the end for the sugary classic snack cake. >>> welcome back, everybody. and some alarming business news this morning. could this be the end of twinkies? workers are there on strike at hostess bakeries around the country after the company cut wages and benefits by more than a fourth. the company that makes twinkies and dingdongs forced that say strike could lay off most of its 18,000 employees. >>> there are warnings this more than that the airlines may be forced to retire pilots. and new rules next summer will require that new pilots have a huge amount o
with state and local officials. we flew power company from california to help restore power. getting fuel into the area. direct assistance to help with food and lodging. we're doing everything we can that we stand by the people in the eastern seaboard. >> your predecessor karl rove, top strategist for george w. bush, that sandy has given president an advantage? >> we think this has been a stable race. i think karl rove might have said that, because a few days ago he predicted a big romney win. ro so, listen, we're confident that the president has the electoral votes to win this. if we get our vote out. >> you remain so confident. you talked about the firewall. but we're seeing mitt romney going to pennsylvania today. i know you and a lot of democrats think that's a desperation move. some of the polls are tightening right there. a state that you haven't invested a lot of resources, are you worried at all. >> we have a great organization in pennsylvania. we have been working it for two years. a great organization. great volunteers. this is a desperate employ at the end of the campaign. for
a shooting at the university southern california. four people were hurt when shots were fired outside the school's campus center. police say an argument started between two men not associated with the school. one of the victims was criminal cali injury -- critically injured. the other three had life threatening injuries. >>> a california man speaking after being attacked by a shark. >> that's right. the 25 -year-old scott stevens was attacked while surfing. he was likely attacked by a juvenile great white. the shark graped him and pulled him under water. then he started to fight back. >> my eyes under water and punched the shark in in the side of the head. >> a fellow surfer helped him hold the bite together to try to minimize the bleeding. . he plans to buy a new board and get back in the water. >> virginia man wanted for throwing pipe bombs at three homes arrested in montana today. police believe that lawrence stuart targeted them because of his previous run ins with the law. he was first arrested back in october for exposing himself. he will face charges of attempted murder. >
about this one. the mystery lottery winner. the california woman who lost the ticket in her car for months. now, she's coming forward to claim a $23 million jackpot, just in the nick of time. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: these security camera photos show the $23 million winner leaving the store after she bought her ticket back in may. >> i remember, the lady walked in. she bought a bottle of water. she walked out. as soon as she got to the door, her mom called out, just buy a lottery ticket. >> reporter: lottery officials were hoping, praying someone would recognize her before it was too late. the mystery winner bought just one ticket. it cost her a single dollar. but if you don't claim your winnings within six months, the cash goes to the california school system. she had only until november 30th to come forward. local tv stations and newspapers were all over the tale of the mystery millionaire. then, late yesterday, a break. the woman's daughter spotted her mother on tv. mum had no idea she was the winner. cue a frantic search of her car for the five-month-old s
morning fog along the southern california coast. >> aside from the sandy-related airport delays in the new york area, it should be smooth sailing for the rest of the country. sailing for the rest of the country. >>> well, sandy's most powerful images are in photographs. the long lines at gas stations like this one in new jersey. efforts being made to move gas supplies from tanks and pipelines to where it is needed most. >> bracing for another nasty commute, there were epic traffic jams across the region yesterday, as workers tried to get to their jobs in manhattan by car, as mass transit remains limited. >> and the all-too familiar scene, bringing water-damaged items to the curb. that's in the fire-devastated community of rockaway, in queens, new york. >>> and sandy could have a major impact on election day. in new jersey, military trucks are being brought in to replace polling places that have been destroyed. voters will cast paper ballots at those sites. >>> and the candidates are preparing for the final stretch in this long campaign. karen travers is joining us with more on that. good m
of electricity in california. regulators are threatening to fine barclays $470 million for gaming the markets for lower prices just so it can make bigger profits later. the bank denies the scheme. >>> an unusual sight to bring you along the mexico/arizona border. smugglers made a makeshift ramp to drive over the border. they abandoned the jeep some 14 feet in the air. >>> sam, how about national weather? >> as we do that, i want to thank wabc for giving us the flight yesterday. they're always in the air, by the way, and the best in the business. let me show you what's going on with this cold air that drops behind the storm. wait until you see these temperatures. it's what folks without power don't need, these temperatures. look at the high temperatures. they're close to the 40s by sunday and maybe monday in new york city. we're going to see colder air dipping in after that. the possibility of all of this rain into the northwest, now drying out, is good news. it's been six days of heavy rain in seattle, also in the portland area. we've seen california begin to dry out a little bit. that will h
of things irish. >>> the 2012 idols and icons auction is kicking off in california. some items is up for grabs and julie garland's wizard of oz costume. superman costume and blueprints of snow white's castle at disney from 1955. >>> and bond is back. sky fall opens this weekend. danele craig is the spy, oo 7. and he must prove that he is not only alive but he has not lost
traveled to california to get a look at the stars. >> i planned this after the last premier. i have been saving up time for vacation. we have a good bit of ten days here. >>> and it drew a huge crowd. that's take non-more than $2.5 billion. who do you have. >> edward. all the way. >> he was cheated on, right? >> right. [ laughter ] >> he is learning. >> have a great friday.
the animal air-lift, scores of dogs and cats left homeless by hurricane sandy flown to california, and this is just one of the many surprising acts of kindness for some of sandy's most vulnerable victims. more on that coming up. >> a heartwarming story. >>> we begin with the escalation of violence in the mideast today being met with a possible cease-fire. israel expanded its air assault on gaza as its iron dome defense system protected tel aviv, its most populous city from a hamas rocket attack. we have team coverage this morning. christiane amanpour is in jerusalem, but we begin with alex marquardt in gaza city. alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. overnight the israeli air force targeted media buildings here in gaza while the shells not very far from here. the big question, whether a cease-fire will be able to be brokered before israel launches a ground invasion. israeli jets pummeling gaza overnight. two buildings housing hamas and international media were targeted. six journalists were wounded. from the sea, volley after volley of naval artillery hit alleged terror sites.
the election. the most recentcomming from a contest in california. three other races are too close to be called and a fourth will be settled in a december runoff. >>> hotel rooms, you know, they're required to have smoke detectors to protect people. >> why a carbon monoxide detector has a real risk. >> he teaches at the naval academy but he's hoping to make big cash. >> weather wise today, some morning cloud cover and the sunshine out in force, still a chill in the air. will the weather hold. we'll talk about that from the other side of the break. >>> experts feel investors were feeling secure. the dow jones industrial average rose 48 points. the nasdaq rose 17 to close at 2853 and the s&p 500 closed at 1360. >>> you see smoke alarms in hotel rooms but do they need one for carbon monoxide detectors? hotels often don't have the detectors president the paper finds few states require them even though 1300 have been evacuated thanks to co scares. industry rest said the rest being -- risk isn't enough to justify them. >>> oprah is getting into the game with a lean from salad dressing to beauty items
northern california to seattle. up to half a foot of snow is expected in the cascades and northern rockies. rain in south texas. morning frost among the gulf coast. also, chilly in the northwest. and rain in the east coast, from florida all the way to new england. >> as for temperatures, mostly 50s in the northeast. just 30s and 40s in the midwest. 75 in phoenix. and 63 in sacramento. >>> when we come back this tuesday morning, the new pepsi that's making a bold claim, not about taste. but about health. >>> and police on the hunt for software king, john mcafee, the man behind the anti-virus software, as his neighbor turns up dead. >>> and caught on camera. crash landing. how could anyone walk away from this? >>> welcome back, everybody. there's a prediction this morning of a dramatic reversal in oil. the international energy agency predicts the u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years and will be all but self-sufficient in 20 years. the agency is predicting natural gas will become the largest single fuel in the u.s. >>> a new report says that we are doing better at keeping u
on the way. but some people without heat are still refusing to leave. >>> and from the cold to california's hot, dry winds. fire danger running high in the golden state. >>> and liar, liar. jimmy kimmel's election day prank with hilarious responses, you just have to hear. >>> good morning. it is election day. as you said, finally. >> finally. >> it all comes down to today, after the long, expensive campaign. all the ads. all the attacks. all the polls. all the promises. all the money. all the hype. today, the american people will choose their next president. >> and for weeks, as we've said, it's been an extremely tight race. and with election day 2012 finally here, your voice will be heard and your vote counted. we have correspondents with both campaigns that begin this election morning, with abc's t.j. winick. he's live for us in chicago. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, the president wrapped up his campaign yesterday here in the midwest. and right now, it looks as if a last-minute surge could carry barack obama to four more years. while most of the east
of 50 states. in california, the air force began airlifting more than 60 utility vehicles to new york today, aboard huge cargo planes. and tonight, these workers from alabama pitching in near hard hit atlantic city. >> they understand the value that comes from being able to serve others. >> reporter: at its peak, more than 8 million customers had no electricity. it's half that number now. and a million more get their power back each day. better than after hurricane irene. on long island, we found this crew working 16-hour days, their own homes without electricity, repairing a downed line for powerless residents. >> i saw the truck down the street. i said, i hope you're coming my way. >> reporter: the crew was. and moments later, lights came on for the first time since monday. >> hey! >> we just got our lights back. thank you, lord. >> reporter: these workers here, they are replacing a telephone pole, utility poles that we blown over by the storm. it is slow work. takes about two hours to remove and replace each one of them, it gives you some idea why it could be a week or longer befor
and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona, and new mexico. shu showers and thunderstorms, cleveland to detroit. nashville, new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation's midsection. and the northwest. >>> here is a cool story from port saint lucie, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confiened toa wheelchair. >> one of the friend. a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. an interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry, who is telling her no when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by fa
in missouri, they happen in california. they don't happen here. this is not supposed to happen here. it's terrible. it's people's lives and homes that are gone o',. >> fire officials say that the fire burned about 110 homes in the breezy point community. sherrie johnson abc2 news. >>> the election is just a few days away and for one little girl tuesday can't come soon enough. we're going to tell you why she's so upset about presidential politics. >>> and the average cost for a gallon of gas in maryland, right now 3.56. today you can get it a lot cheaper. find out where. >>> we're looking at the mobile phone, this means that you need to go to our app store and download our app so you can follow along with what's going on. the remnants of sandy well off to the north now. don't go anywhere, good morning maryland will be right back. . >>> the 2012 election is five days away but because of sandy president obama put campaigning on hold. instead he turned his attention to the victims of the storm, and now the recovery stage continues. political rivals are joining forces. here's. >> now a natur
. and on line, employees are arguing that it takes the values away. on change.org, a employee from california started a petition, to quote save thanksgiving for the family. around 150,000 people signed it in support. >> it's a family time, how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism. >> there is an appetite for shopping and it's becoming earlier and earlier. >> other stores are starting black friday sales on thanksgiving. they include toys r us, wal- mart and old navy. >> american music awards is coming up, we got the line up. >> we sure do. we will find out if your favorite stars are performing who, is going to be on stage for the show? w=!nño the line up has been announced for the 40á9 anniversary of the american music awards. >> the show will be broadcast live on november 18th, pop sensation, of course, the bieber is going to be there sp kelly clark zonks they have just been added to the lineup. >> they are going to join a looping list of entertainers, -- long list of entertainers, taylor swift and nicki minaj. they will be select bid on line voting. >>> justin timberlake and
'd have no idea thanks in part to some of the best plastic surgeons in southern california, doctors and nurses who donated their skills to ucla's operation mend. aaron was there first attempt to put a broken warrior back together. how many surgeries? >> ah, nearly 60. >> reporter: 60. >> yeah. >> reporter: they did amazing work. >> thank you. >> reporter: but the bomb was only one life altering moment in iraq. it was there he met a fellow marine named diana and fell in love. three months after his injury, they reunited and 15 seconds later, he proposed. and as he healed, they had a son and a daughter. and then diana had an affair. and a child with another man and then she left. do you have custody of your children? >> i do. >> reporter: you're raising them? >> i am. >> reporter: why did she leave? >> it takes a strength of character, for me to get through what i've been through and she didn't have it. >> reporter: and yet, you'd still have no idea this pain. those who came to the beacon tonight might remember roger waters, do a little pink floyd with the band of warriors. ♪ so ♪
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house in beverly hills california says it soldfor 480,000 dollars. the buyer has not been identified. >>> today katy's will -- katie will welcome a special guest. >> judge judely will talk about the responsibility of a woman in the white house perhaps next time around. here's a preview. >> and so i think that it's sad that in the anniversary of this country almost 2 hundredth year we don't have a woman who can do -- has been able to get to the point to do the job let's hope in 2016 that changes. >> i would say yes. but would you support hillary clinton a lot of women would very invested in her campaign her candidacy last time. >> i like her. i like her. i come to like her more. i think she is a person of substance and quality and i think she understands the system and he think she is an excellent politician and understands economics and i think she now understands the international arena. would i support her? probably. >> would you-- >> there's the preview. >> all right. >> she is no nonsense that judge judy. >> hold off on the cell phone. you might need to know something especially
part 1 drew in a large crowd. it has take non-2.5 billion. good thing it is california. it will be chilly here, right? >> edward or jacob. >> edward. >> i have no idea who you are talking about. >>> we're under a clear sky now. look at the sunrise at 6:44. look at the sunset. we check out what is going on at 5 miles an hour making that feel colder than that. this is what you will deal with this morning. manage sure that you have the big coat on, you need it. as we go throughout the day, you will peel things off. the temperature at 56 trees. we'll call it cool. now the traffic with lauren. >> and wear the purple here. if you are in the neighborhood avoid north charles street. shutting it down from penn station to 21st street. stick with calvert or 83 as the alternate routes. as we take a look at the lines, no problems through the tunnels. this is 695 on the west side. normal continues and no delays. back over to you. >>> if you are looking for work, baltimore may be the place to be today. >> where the dozens of employers are meeting today and who they will look to hire.
, the owner is worried about the safety of those young pups. explosion at a racetrack in california, the driver survives, funny car champion was on the track at a qualifying race when he seen his engine blew up. shrapnel flew in to the grand stands. >>> seattle motorcycle driver is seriously hurt after a crash, with a duck boat. video released could be a key to evidence when it goes to trail. the drive of the bike was crushed under the weight of the boat. he was throne under a dragged for a block before the drive stopped. the driver is suing the duck boat company. they are not commenting about the accident. >>> when a day at the office goes badly, having a bat to smash your computer would feel good. some are taking cubical rage to the extreme. many have been posted to youtube showing workers taking out angst with their office supplies. experts say it's understandable, given the economy and stress all ofous are under. >>> a warmer day in comparison to yesterday. miresville, beautiful shot along the appalachian trail. made it in to middle 50s. you are going to crank it to 60. tomorrow
to crackdown on so-called superseniors. officials at the california state university system which has over 400,000 students they'll vote this week on what they're calling graduation incentive themes. encouraging students to finish their degrees in four years, to make room for new students, triple the costs for students that take five years to finish. >>> finally, the newest balloons in macy's thanksgiving day parade. they went out for a test-drive. hundreds of volunteers took hello kitty, papa smurf and elf on the shelf for a spin on saturday. >> are you looking forward to that parade? >> very much so. sometimes they have crashed into street lights. they have to be careful. >> we're hoping that doesn't happen this year. enough with the crane in new york. >>> time now to check the weather, ginger zee in the house. good morning. >> one of the biggest snow totals that we found yesterday was in montana, they had 48 inches. parts of colorado had a lot in the mountains itself. denver, 1 to 2 inch. created a little problem on a runway here. kmgh, our official abc station there got this photo. and rea
, california, are trying to determine the motive for a deadly workplace shooting. they say lawrence jones was in the middle of his shift when he pulled out a handgun and fatally shot two of his co-workers at close range before wounding two others and then taking his own life. >>> and in michigan, police have arrested the man they believe is behind a highway shooting spree. 24 shootings in the last 3 weeks alone. one driver was hurt. police say 1 tip out of nearly 3,000 that came in led them to the suspect's home. >>> and in medical news, going bald and other signs of aging may be much more serious than we thought. they could, in fact, be tell-tale signs of heart disease. a new study found that people are some 57% more likely to have a heart attack if they develop at least three of the following four signs of aging. baldness, a receding hairline, ear lobe increases or fatty deposits around the eyes. checking for those signs of aging should be part of every doctor's exam. >>> and a woman who is probably the nation's bravest and most determined voter. 21-year-old galicia malone, was in labor
to with the company in california. done in particular locations. and to do that, they either need to go to hire staffing agencies to ofind someone local for the . to craigslist and find people to do this work. 'y( in. you can choose from several jobs locally. >> this posting asked him to take pictures inside yçand out along with this panorami÷]view. the money is then paste in his account. >> a"n( !hbank account. and minimal time invested. q>> you don't have to be "9 z savvy. if you learn how to use an iphone or a app, it is easy. >> abc2 news. >>> wçglright now, that is onl available to iphone users. but it is planning on going rqb android. our website. >>> this brings us to the hot z topic tonight. we want to know, how much money would you have to make for the time involved with something like this, for it to be worth it? b<÷worth it? page. >>> and now maryland's most accurate forecast. >> &wm-:let's look at the stor view. crystal clear in the low levels of ÷ejthe atmosphere. we have high hé/Ñthin clouds. and offshore, things getting a little more active. is. a big tip off
caused the driver to crash. and a plane on the side of the road. it happened in california. a small plane had engine trouble so the pilot landed onto the highway. remember a couple years ago we had a traffic helicopter -- a traffic plane that landed on 795. the road stayed open afterred landing though traffic was slow. a safety inspector arrived the plane went back into the air. look at this. >> a mysterious object has been spotted over the skies of the mile high city. a denver man took this video. he said the object appeared around noon, at least a few time times a week. a local news man also captured the same strange object. even a flying object said i don't know what it is. >> that is not a plane. that is not a helicopter. those are not birds. i can't identity if. >> a man with glasses never lies. the faa said they don't know of any air craft at this time. >> it's like a bug. >> come on. ufo. >> all right. >> you say so. >> how many of you got to take a vacation this year? >> chances not many. how many vacation days we are giving back. >> and moms and moms to be a new
shelter in a california. >> thousands of animals lost their home and we need to move the animals from the shelters to a shelter on the west coast to make room for some of the hurricane sandy animals. >> the flight crew and vets are volunteering to assist in the operation. and they are not the only ones helping. the spca has opened a shelter for displaced pets in new york made possible because of rachel ray. >> she provided five hundred thousand dollars donation so that we can care for displaced pets in new york city following the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> more than 300 animals have been rescued by aspca responders and distributing pet supplies, the aspca have helped 16,000 animals. >> dint want to leave my dog in a cold apartment. i have driven here where he can be taken care of because he is just like my child. >> the goal is to provide the people that have been displaced by hurricane sandy an opportunity to bring their pets in for up to 30 days and really just focus on getting their lives back together. >> proving in the aftermath of devastation, our furry friends are never f
it to the burn institute in sacramento california because of his gooddeed he was given a tour of the firehouse and firefighters were impressed with his act of generosity especially a man who need help from the burn institute. >> two years ago i was burned in a house explosion. especially everything that myself and my friend went through to see a young man who is 4 years old to do that huge. >> firefighters hope there are more kids like him who put others before them sneeze 4 years old is incredible he had the idea to do what in the first place. you think your birthday and think toys but his mind was somewhere else. >> on the road this morning quickly, we have got water mains and detours around there right. >> reporter: yeah, repairs underway in baltimore city. but the main story right now on the roads is the serious crash in kingsville. philadelphia road is shut down for a while between joppa farm road and bradshaw road. several people injured. we will bring you the latest. we are following it all morning on abc2news.com. >> all right. great. >> recap of the weather. >> yeah. >> football weath
the water turned dangerous for a california family. their 25-foot boat capsized. two children were trapped inside the boat's cabin which was filling up quickly with water. five others were rescued after clinging on to the hull. none of the boaters were wearing a life jacket. one had minor injuries. no word on what caused the boat to overturn. >>> well, our big story of the day, making voting a priority when you don't have electricity or heat. >> we're going to take you to the states hit hardest by superstorm sandy and see how they are exercising their right to vote. >> and we go cross country to see if other states are as energized as we are. >> abc 2 is working for you right now. how to find some extra cash before black friday. how you doing? alright, alright. now this is a party. what is that? go, go, go. mmm. give me some of that sauce. i don't know, i think i might bail. yeah, it's pretty dead. [ male announcer ] one is never enough. new kfc dip'ems. freshly prepared tenders dipped in irresistible sauces. this is it. now this is a party. [ male announcer ] try a 3 piece combo for just
place in california. however, we reached out to them and they say they're not familiar with this video whatsoever, and they do not make pizza ads. >> this guy loved their pizza so much, he made a commercial for them and uploaded it? >> this is actually the brain child of a guy named vin sent arjudo. he has a facebook page and an upcoming dvd which is bakely ki -- basically kind of spoofing the 1980s. it does look like a 1980s commercial. i have to give him an f on the look that it has. but a pretty snappy commercial. ♪ pizza, pizza, pizza. >> what the heck. why don't we give away an ipad 3? >> remember, you have to be 18 or over to enter. >> and you need the buzztwo woro enter. >> you need to enter on our facebook page. >> go there and click on the mobile link. >> wednesday's buzzword is -- >> brilliant. like today, brilliant. head over there right this minute, and if you're not using a mobile device, click on the win an ipad button. >> then enter the buzzword, brillian brilliant for your chance to win an ipad 3. good luck, everyone. >>> not much more than a year old and they're alre
to kelly drake in dublin california. she is one of our winners and joining us via skype right this minute along with her twin 6-year-olds. were you so excited to find out that you were one of our winners in our giveaway? i was very surprised. we were just starting our friday usual movie night and i just laid on the couch checking e-mail. when i saw it come through i kind of went kind of crazy. they were one dering what i was yelling about. i showed them the e-mail and let them know i did win. >> what types of videos do you find most appealing? >> i like the shocking videos and the video of the week. i work from home all the time so i don't like to surf the internet when i'm off. it's a nice sit around and kind of watch what's on the internet. >> we are so thrilled that you watch our show and we're so excited to send you a brand new ipad. >> thank you. i cannot wait to get it. the kids can play their games. they like angry birds. like angry birds? >> [ inaudible ]. >> yeah. and then dago. >> thank you for watching and miles and emil for joining us. >> thank you. >> bye. [ applause ] >>> no
i am now. >> an amateur race in california. everybody gets off to a clean start up to the first turn. there's handlebar bumping, rubbing there, part of racing. >> rubbing is racing. >> right. the 250 cc light blast, things are about to get really out of shape. a couple of turns are wiggley. the big jump coming up, big 90 foot. here it comes. watch what happens. >> he landed on that dude. >> he landed on that girl. that was a female racer just in front of him. she didn't jump up as high as he did. he went to the sky to jump. once he was in the air, he doesn't have much control over where he goes, landed right on top of her. >> and he's on a very heavy motorcycle. of course the weight of his body and the speed, how is this girl? how is she? >> i don't have any reports on injuries of these people. i don't know. i think erybody eventuall got o ofut this okay b r on how seriously. >> he starts screaming, understand, has no control over it. >> chilling to hear him know what's coming, and it's kind of crazy to see the camera knocked on the ground and you see the official come out with the y
the lights on means bringing in more than 40,000 workers from 49 out of 50 states. in california, the air force began airlifting more than 60 utility vehicles to new york aboard huge cargo planes. and these workers from alabama pitching in near hard-hit atlantic city. >> they understand the value that comes from being able to serve others. >> reporter: at its peak, more than 8 million customers had no electricity. it's half that number now, and a million more get their power back each day, better than after hurricane irene. on long island, we found this crew working 16-hour days, their own homes without electricity, repairing a downed line for powerless residents. >> i saw the truck down the street. i said, i hope they're coming my way. >> reporter: the crew was, and moments later, lights came on for the first time since monday. >> oh, yeah. >> yay! >> we just got our lights back. thank you, lord. >> reporter: these workers you see here, they are replacing a telephone pole, utility poles that were blown over by the storm. it is slow work. it takes about two hours to remove and replace eac
into the areas hard hit by sandy. southern california, edison, packed up its equipment and hundreds of personnel for duty in new york and new jersey. >> if you can imagine the devastation that is in new york, what we are doing is they're asking us to send literally self-contained work groups. >> of course the need for utility crews is huge. about 6 million homes and businesses are still without power. and i love to hear about those -- not affected, coming in, and helping those that need the help. >> absolutely. >> so badly. >> you can't look at this and not feel, not get your heart strings pulled. you can't. something uplifting here. a great story in fact involving one of new york's famous steakhouses, old homestead in lower manhattan. instead of letting the steaks and good meat go bad because the power is out. they decided to sell it at cut rate prices. >> yes, they moved the kitchen out on to the sidewalk. and charged passer-byes, $10 for a steak that goes for $47 on the menu. >> ooh, that's a deal! >> dessert were offered at greatly reduced prices as well. the owner told the cooks to keep all
them in just a second. >> then from california it was a pretty rude awakening for some residents thanks to tens of thousand of gallons of waltter. lots of dirt. when you put the two together you are pretty much getting more mud than anyone should have to deal with. >> look at that. talk about pressure -- the golfer who was basically trying to save his career. and itch that wasn't bad enough, wait until we tell you what else he was dealing with during one nearly unbelievable round. talk about a long walk, very much a spoiled here. but a good lesson for millions of americans who have maybe the same condition that guy does. yeah. >>> first, new details in the still unfolding sex scandal surrounding david petraeus. >> finding out much more about the two women whose e-mails touched off all this week's drama. here's abc's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: for the first time since the scandal broke we see the woman behind the affair, paula broadwell, that scandal now include the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen. under investigation for potentially inappropriate e-m
-huh. the california man behind an anti-islam film that led to violence in the middle east he has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for violating probation. mark basseley youssef was sentenced after he admitted he used several false names in violation of his probation order and obtained a driver's license under a false name. he was on probation for bank fraud. >>> dramatic surveillance video released of the bizarre incident at a utah airport this summer. a sky west pilot accused of murder tried to use a stolen jet as his getaway vehicle. check this out, brian hegland wanted in connection with killing his ex-girlfriend when he hopped in a jet and slammed into a building, crashing through fences, knocking down light poles and damaging more than a dozen cars in the process. hegland committed suicide before police reached that plane. >>> and, with thanksgiving two weeks away, actually two weeks from today, right? thursday, thursday? >> yes, it is. yes. >> i'm going to be -- grubbing in two weeks. >> the predictions of fuller planes and higher fares are coming true. >> new numbers show almos
was a worker that came from california. when they said they were headed to mt. sinai hospital, he said, how do you get there? and while navigating the streets, part of a tree came crashing down on the ambulance. they got there. and 40 minutes later, baby micah was born. so, how is micah? >> oh, he's beautiful. he's awesome. >> reporter: there are so many families like them, touched by the kindness, the bravery of others. >> there's no words i have to thank them for what they did for us. >> reporter: this mom and dad and their baby, just six hours old, were also carried out of that darkened hospital. >> pretty amazing. we saw them just dripping with sweat and carrying women that couldn't walk down the stairs. >> reporter: you were the welcoming committee. >> that's right. >> reporter: this was the team waiting at lennox hill hospital, taking in patients. >> there's no practice for this, never. >> reporter: no practice, but perseverance and pride in what they were doing in those dark hours. happy ending, right? >> absolutely. it's all about passion. >> reporter: passion from those who helped. an
this happen in missouri. they happen in california. they don't happen here. this is not supposed to happen here. it's terrible. >> now fire officials say that the fire burned about 110 homes in the breezy point community. sherrie johnson abc2 news. >>> hard to imagine. thanks. we are just beginning to grasp just how much damage sandy caused. take a look at this. this person is sitting on a porch of what was once a beach front home, this along the new jersey coast. you can almost feel the sense of lost and despair coming from that man as he sits on the steps of what was once his home with his head in his hands. >>> a battle over a parking spot turns violent. the whole thing is caught on camera and police say the video shows a 77-year-old woman driving her buick almost 300 yards with a man clinging to the hood. there are conflicting stories about how this happened ask what led up to it. he said she started to drive at him and ended up on the hood as a result. she says he jumped on the hood of her car. the woman is facing criminal mischief and aggravated battery with the deadly weapon charges
shot during a halloween party. it happened on the university of southern california campus. two people have been detain. they're being questioned right now. the four victims were rushed to the hospital. we have no word on their condition. a usc spokesperson says a fight between two nonstudents led to the shooting. we'll give you the information on air on online at. >>> casinos are still closed and that means a loss of millions of dollars every single day. abc2 tom wait surveyed the damage and cleanup effort. >> so much destruction here in atlantic city. this was somebody's roof. it was ripped off their building and just tossed to the side here. this is just the beginning. where i'm standing there used to be 5 feet of water. it's moved out but the destruction is very much here. >> beverly peterson one of those people. she's been living by candlelight with her son in their duplex. tonight it's the little things that we take for granted that make them smile. >> we have food, and you can cook outside, but by now the freezers are just about giving up with no electric. >> beverly has been h
. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> well, a couple in california may have a record- breaking number of triplets. >> yeah, listen to this. the three babies weighed a total of 20 pounds at birth. that is incredible. the current record is over 18 for triplets which is also very impressive. get this, brittany dean ate 6,000-calories a day. that was her diet to feed her boys while they developed. >> a dozen eggs at least a day. i -- called myself a hobbit because i had first breakfast and second breakfast. lunch. second lunch. afternoon snack. i was pretty much eating every couple of hours. >> doesn't that sound good. >> a dozen eggs a day. but it paid off because she carried the triplets to 37 wokes and you know that's impress i. that's impressive for two babies so for throe that's incredible. >>> 6:25. lauren cook has today's caption this. >> it was submitted by jackie of her cat bella. this cat locks like the one i grew up -- looks like the one i grew with up. rolling in the dough. adorable. we posted it on the facebook and it's generated a lot of co
with in one california neighborhood. an 80-year-old pipe burst triggering a huge mudslide, debris, silt and mud gathering in the front of homes and burying cars as the water all ran downhill. 12 homes were evacuated because of this break. >> it breaks my heart. that was my first car. it's a family car right now, but i just want to cry. i can't believe it's halfway up there. we can't even get out of it. >> here's some perspective for you, things could always be worse. other neighbors down the street brought out their own shovels and hoses, trying to dig their way out. but for others it was simply no use. the pipe was originally built in the 1930s and crews are now working to replace it. >>> this may be our story of the day for you on "good morning maryland," a delivery driver says he thought it was a prank, but when he had his car full of chinese food stolen, what's even more strange now is the orders all made it to their customers. turns out this is all part of the suspect's plan. police say the key ties kept driving the delivery car, making the deliveries and cashing in on those tips.
's involvement in the murder of a british businessman. >>> and a crime in california is making headlines. a 21-year-old man has confessed to breaking into house minority leader nancy pelosi's home. kevin hagen was arrested during another burglar in the same napa valley neighborhood. police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. and he had a watch on him that was taken from pelosi's house. >>> it's time, now, for the weather across the rest of the nation. there's a blizzard in the rockies, with parts of montana picking up half a foot of snow. it's going to be gusty in reno and salt lake city. shroudy with sprinkles in san francisco. >> temps in florida are cooler than usual. miami breaks 70. that's frigid for them. in phoenix, the mid-80s. l.a. had been in the 90s. today, only 69. >> you said honolulu. >>> when we come back, another staggering impact of hurricane sandy. 250,000 cars. >>> and wall street jitters. will investors see a rebound from the worst sell-off in a year? >>> then, new video of a brazen getaway attempt in a plane. the caught-on-tape crime that came to a deadly end. >>>
the california coast. >>> and finally on this friday morning, isn't it good to say friday? electing a president is serious business. >> that doesn't mean the late-night comedians can't have a little fun with our once in every four years exercise in democracy. >> you get so close to becoming the most powerful person in the world. and just like that, you hope to get a call from "dancing with the stars." "business week" magazine has an interesting cover planned for next week. they digitally aged president obama's face to show what they think he'll look like at the end of his second term. and you can see, they did a really good job. apparently, the president will turn into morgan freeman by the end of his second term. this is what they believe 69-year-old president mitt romney would have looked like. [ laughter and applause ] >> florida is still being counted. folks, i have to tell you, i'm still hanging in there. and i'm checking for updates on the campaign's i'm with mitt app. it still works. and it lets you take photos, little messages, that show your support for mitt romney. i tweeted this one
on their birthdays. but not a boy from california that asked for one thing, money. he had no intention of keeping it or spending it but donated almost 400 dollars to the burn institute in sacramento and for his generosity he toured the local firehouse and became a firefighter for a day. a good story. >> so young. how about that? >> i love it. i love that story. we are on a roll this morning. let's keep it up with the weather as well. right, you want the rain out of here? i don't believe it will stick around. i think this morning, things will taper off and it's doing that. and mainly it's in southern maryland. some could creep up to the north so don't be surprised if you get a few sprinkles. and as you head to the bus stop you could put the umbrella and the can -- in the kids backpack but they won't need it this afternoon. what you need this morning is a big coat because temperatures are at 36 degrees as we go into the afternoon. they can keep the coat because we are going to be quite chilly. temperatures coming in well below where we should be now for this time of the year. let's check the abc2 t
including children. they were sailing in northern california when the boat capsized. rescuers found five of them holding on to the hull for dear life. they soon learned two more kids were trapped in thship's cabin which was filling up with water. crews managed to get everyone out safely good to know that story has a happy ending. >>> drugs and money is what police expect to find when they raid a house. >> so when you find a 3-foot alligator there, you would be surprised. we have the details of a raid in jessup where police called animal control in for backup. >>> are's watching the station that works for you. now good morning maryland. >> he's skiesed of infenting -- he is accused of infecting dozens with hepatitis c and there may be a local case connected to the outbreak. >> and they are too young to vote and we have the results of a baltimore school's presidential election and their thoughts on the big issues inmaryland. >> charging for baggage makes you mad but wait until you hear how much airline is telling passengers to pay for the bag. triple digits is what we are talking. those st
still too close to call. . >> just in from abc we're hearing the president won california, new mexico, washington state and ohio. >> in florida, it was still a dead heat and election officials could be counting into the wee hour offense the morning. president obama watched the lks results in his home in chicago with his farmly -- family. governor mitt romney also watching the results behind closed doors with his family in boston. . >> it's question 5 here in maryland. this would allow congressal redistricting. the results show 37% of voters are against this. >> well, when it comes to race for the presidency, ohio is considered by most the most come pet tiff state -- competitive state. >> and joe is there as the vote tallies keep climbing but it's been close all night. >> all of the early ballots have been counted in this county. we're here at the board of elections in the city of clooeflgd and thus far the erltd voters look good for president obama. he has a significant lead over romney. both parties making surprise visits here in the city of cleveland, have been biden greeted a
flown to southern california. they were moved from the east coast shelters here to make room for more animals abandoned or stranded by the storm. there's hope the animals will still be reunited with their owners, but if not, also hope they'll find new hopes on the west coast. >>> and our person tonight, new jersey 2k3w06 nor chris christie. "snl" loves to spoof christie, but last night, they didn't have to. they got the real thing on "weekend update." he showed up wears that same fleece jacket he's had on. >> i'd like to give a special thanks to my wife, who put up a w a husband who smelled like wet fleece. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> oh, yeah, it's fused to my skin at this point. >> i have seening wearing suits. >> yeah, i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. but that's okay. it's a good fleece. >> it is good. >> stop saying things i've already said. >> okay! >> the governor doing the job himself last night. sends your idea s for the "instant index" at abcnews.com or tweet me @davidmuir. >>> tonight, after 40 years of thank yous, they turn th
line. >> ted is the chairman of california-based fuel relief fund, a charity that brought gas to katrina victims and kerosene to japanese sue gnaw mee victims. in response to superstorm sandy, the organization brought this 9,000-gallon tanker from the west coast to new york passing out limited amounts of free fuel to storm victims. >> being in the petroleum business, we always get bad press. it's -- it's wonderful to be part of good press when it comes to fuel. >> this fuel is meant to power thirsty generators and vehicles, but storm victims themselves need fuel as well for their weary bodies. that's where this group of culinary volunteers come in using a mobile kitchen donated by red rob bit, an organization that usually provides free school meals, they are preparing restaurant-quality food for storm survivors. >> watching everything from a television set in a comfortable living room sa lot different than being out here. when you're out here, you really see the need and the -- and the despair on some of the faces. >> fema is also on site helping provide the basic necessities,
to california to pursue her. and so she gave up a lucrative contract to follow him back home. at a detroit prep school, their youngest son mitt was a jokester, a member of the pep club. at liberal berkeley university, he made headlines for protesting against the people who were sitting in against the vietnam war. but romney deferred military service to fulfill his mormon duty and served as a missionary in france. and while he was away, it was his father who guided the love of his son's life, ann davies, in her conversion into the church. >> she's done the most important task in our family, by far, which is she took primary responsibility for raising five extraordinary sons. >> reporter: their devotion to their faith so strong, in 1981, romney told a fellow bain executive, he was planning to give nearly half of his salary to the church. in an earlier interview, i was curious about the fact he doesn't drink caffeine. >> the church says no coffee or tea, it doesn't literally say caffeine. >> reporter: it doesn't? >> yeah, i try to avoid caffeine drinks, but so, if there's a caffeine free diet coke
, california. she is one of our winners and she's joining us via skype right this minute along with her twin 6-year-olds. were you so excited to find out that you were one of our winners in our giveaway. >> i was very surprised. we were just starting our friday usual movie night and i laid on the couch checking e-mail and when i saw it come through i went kind of crazy. i showed them the e-mail and let them know that i did win. >> are you going to use the ipad to maybe find the tooth fairy on google maps because i think this guy might have a couple visits in his future here? >> yes. actually the tooth fairy came on saturday night. saturday. the tooth fairy has been busy. >> what types of videos do you find most appealing? >> i like the shocking videos and the video of the week. i don't like to surf the internet when i'm off so it's a nice sit around and kind of watch what's on the internet. >> we're so thrilled you watch our show and we're excited to send you a brand new ipad. >> thank you. i cannot wait to get it. the kids can play their games. angry birds. >> thank you for watching and thank
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